Archive for March, 2009

Photo Gallery for 2009 Redlands Bicycle Classic prologue

Posted on 26. Mar, 2009 by .

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Photos from the 2009 Redlands Bicycle Classic prologue, the Sun Time Trial. (click for larger image) [smugmug url="http://lynelamoureux.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=7731265_oTUyk&format=rss200" title="Women%27s%20prologue" imagecount="100" start="1" num="100" thumbsize="Th" link="lightbox" captions="false" sort="false" window="false" smugmug="false" size="M"] [smugmug url="http://lynelamoureux.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=7731274_3wgXC&format=rss200" title="Men%27s%20prologue" imagecount="100" start="1" num="100" thumbsize="Th" link="lightbox" captions="false" sort="false" window="false" smugmug="false" size="M"] All photos copyright Lyne Lamoureux and are available for purchase.

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Amber Neben and Ben Day take control at the Redlands’ opener

Posted on 26. Mar, 2009 by .

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World Time Trial Champion Amber Neben (Nurnberger Shoair) blitzed the competition at the Redlands Bicycle Classic opener, the 3.1-mile (5 km) uphill Sun Time Trial, stopping the clock at 10:40.76, making it 27 seconds faster than second place Mara Abbott (Columbia-High Road). Ina-Yoko Teutenberg also of Columbia-High Road was third with almost the same time [...]

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The new kid on the block – the Land Rover-ORBEA benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation team

Posted on 26. Mar, 2009 by .

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There’s a new  kid on the block at the start of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. A new UCI Continental team, the Land Rover-ORBEA benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation is a  young cycling development team based out of Portland, Oregon with a message.   The team is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Lance Armstrong [...]

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Game on! the Redlands Bicycle Classic – with Google maps

Posted on 25. Mar, 2009 by .

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Here we go, the race that traditionnally announces the start of the domestic racing season starts this Thursday, the 25th Redlands Bicycle Classic brings together a very strong field of pro men and women vying for the overall win. Peruse the preliminary roster here.  On the women’s side, the Columbia-High Road team who dominated the [...]

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Interview: Bissell’s Omer Kem – part 3

Posted on 25. Mar, 2009 by .

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Here we are, the final installment of my interview with Omer Kem of the Bissell Pro Cycling Team.  The 26 year-old Oregon native has been through his share of ups and downs but he has never diverged from his goal of being a professional cyclist.  Kem crashed violently at the Amgen Tour of California and [...]

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A conversation with Columbia-High Road’s Ina-Yoko Teutenberg and Kim Anderson

Posted on 23. Mar, 2009 by .

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The 2008 season was a record-breaking year for the Columbia-High Road women’s team as they racked up 68 victories more than any other team. “We have the number one team the last two years in a row. One remarkable statistic is that all twelve active women on the team last year all won  a race. [...]

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Columbia’s Teutenberg wins final stage and overall; Fly V/Australias’s Cantwell wins crit and Day wins overall at San Dimas Stage Race

Posted on 23. Mar, 2009 by .

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The Columbia-High Road juggernaut continued in the final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race, the 50-minute Incycle/Cannondale Old Town San Dimas Classic as German sprinter Ina-Yoko Teutenberg won her second consecutive stage and claimed the overall classification of the 3-day stage race. Going into the final criterium, Teutenberg was in second spot, 17 seconds [...]

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Interview: Omer Kem – part 2

Posted on 22. Mar, 2009 by .

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In the first part on our interview with Bissell’s Omer Kem, we talked about his violent crash at the Amgen Tour of California and his road to recovery where he  shared the ups and downs of the healing process. Our conversation then turned to Kem’s past and his road to professional cycling. Or as he [...]

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Jelly Belly’s Gaimon and Columbia-High Road’s Teutenberg win San Dimas Road Race. No change in leaders.

Posted on 22. Mar, 2009 by .

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Just as last year, the Columbia-High Road dominated the second stage at the San Dimas Stage Race. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg won the sprint out of the breakaway to claim her third victory of 2009 followed by the Colavita/Sutter Home duo of Cath Cheatly and Tiffany Cromwell.  Columbia-High Road’s Mara Abbott who bridged to the break on [...]

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Photos from Ride the World Cups at Hellyer

Posted on 21. Mar, 2009 by .

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On the evening of Thursday March 19, friends and Northern California cyclists congregated at the Hellyer Park Velodrome in San Jose to give Shelley Olds (Proman)  and Daniel Holloway (Garmin) a “proper Worlds tune up” at the Ride Worlds Event. Both riders  are  representing the US at  the World Championships in Poland on March 27-29th. [...]

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